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Cincinnati Children’s & American Cancer Society HPV Prevention Workshop
Sat, April 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Did you know?
- HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection.
- HPV vaccination is one of the best ways to prevent cancer
- In the U.S., about 40% of girls and 50% of boys have not started the HPV vaccination series
Are you a Parent, Teen, Young Adult, Educator, Social Worker or Medical Professional?
Want to learn more?
Join us on Saturday, April 22 from 9:30am-12pm at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Education and Resource Center (MERC), (620 Oak Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206), for a FREE workshop intended to increase understanding of HPV and the importance of vaccines and other measures to prevent cancer.
9:30am: Registration and Light Breakfast
9:55am: Welcome - John Perentesis MD FAAP, Director of Oncology & Cancer Programs, Cincinnati Children’s
10am: The basics about HPV and cancer prevention - Debra Kent, Nurse Practitioner, Cincinnati Children’s
10:30am: Myth’s surrounding vaccination - Olivia Brown, Health Systems Manager, American Cancer Society
10:55am: The positive impact of HPV vaccine introduction in Cincinnati - Dr. Jessica Kahn, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s